Real Estate Market Update for Santa Maria, CA
Welcome to September's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of August. The number of active listings was down 38% from one year earlier, and down 22% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 370-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 35%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 350-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 30% year-over-year, and increased 6% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Santa Maria, CA
Area Information for Santa Maria, CA
  • Population: 104,069
  • Median Age: 30.92 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 20 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 4,563/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 32.71%
  • Closest Airport: Santa Maria Public/capt G Allan Hancock Field
  • Closest College: California Polytech State University
  • Closest Jr. College: Santa Barbara Business College
  • Median Household Income: $50,147
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 17%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $300,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Bakersfield Blaze (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 42.62%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Santa Maria, CA
Median Age: 30.92 Married: 35% Number of Households: 28,130 Households with Children: 11,926
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Santa Maria, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Pacific Christian 0.6 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Children's House Montessori School 0.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Alice Shaw Elementary School 0.9 mi Public K-6 2 0
      St. Joseph High School 0.9 mi Catholic 9-12 0 1
      Ernest Righetti High School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Valley Christian Academy 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Joe Nightingale Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Lakeview Junior High School 1.4 mi Public 7-8 3 3
      Ralph Dunlap Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Patterson Road Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-6 2 0
      St. Louis De Montfort Elementary 2.2 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Santa Barbara County Rop-north School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Delta High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 1 5
      Pioneer Valley High School 2.6 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Battles (washington) Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Crossroads Christian Junior High School 2.6 mi Private 6-8 0 0
      Pine Grove Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Orcutt Academy Charter 2.8 mi Public K-12 3 0
      Orcutt Junior High School 2.8 mi Public 7-8 4 0
      Jimÿnez, Roberto And Dr. Francisco Elementary School 3.0 mi Public K-6 0 0
      Adam (william Laird) Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Miller (isaac) Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Santa Maria High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Liberty Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Sanchez (david J.) Elementary School 3.7 mi Public K-6 1 0
      St. Mary Of The Assumption School 3.9 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Arellanes Junior High School 4.0 mi Public 7-8 2 0
      Arellanes (don Juan Bautista) Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Fesler (isaac) Junior High School 4.2 mi Public 7-8 1 3
      Agape School Of Christian Education 4.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Fairlawn Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      El Camino Junior High School 4.6 mi Public 7-8 1 4
      Alvin Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Bruce (robert) Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Rice (william) Elementary School 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 0
      Taylor (ida Redmond) Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Oakley (calvin C.) Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 0 0
      Ontiveros (juan Pacifico) Elementary School 6.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 0
      Kunst (tommie) Junior High School 6.5 mi Public 7-8 2 0
      Bonita Elementary School 7.0 mi Public K-6 0 0
      Benjamin Foxen Elementary School 7.0 mi Public K-8 2 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
      Local Weather for Santa Maria, CA
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.